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Global Funk Live at The Bean Scene on 2004-02-12

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Global Funk Live at The Bean Scene on 2004-02-12

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Disc 01 (set 1)

01 Groovebagg
02 The Moon
03 Bogo>Up Here
04 Sisters
05 Sarah's Best>
06 Sarah's Best

Disc 02 (set 2)

01 Spank
02 Bigger Than Us
03 New Century Suite> (1st Part)
04 New Century Suite> (2nd Part)
05 New Century Suite (3rd Part)
06 1st Team All-Planet
07 Stupid Disease

Disc 03 (encore)

01 Demons

Collection GlobalFunk
Band/Artist Global Funk
Venue The Bean Scene
Location Chico, CA

Source Matrix
Lineage SHN
Taped by Bob Link
Transferred by Bob Link


Reviewer: shields1223 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 29, 2014
Subject: Who are these guys?
I just happened this fantastic set. Fantastic. Brings to mind Tower of Power, AWB, etc.
Reviewer: Z Bird - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 13, 2013
Subject: Strange how things go...
Awesome playing, awesome musicians, great band. There were about 100 people at this show which was on par for most Global Funk shows. The band broke up a little over a year after this show when it only had about 800 downloads. 4 years later someone reviews it and poof it blows up to 500,000. Strange how things go....9 years later!
Reviewer: fatty4004 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 31, 2012
Subject: After breakup?
Did they become the sunflower men after split?
Reviewer: Trevethan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 16, 2012
Subject: Okay now where are they??
Who has the scoop on these guys? They don't have a website. Are they still around? I'm soo stoked on this show I absolutely have to go see these guys. Maybe next year for Christmas Santa will give me GLobal Funk opening for Tedeschi Trucks? That would restore my faith in the holy old man.
Reviewer: Vlax - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 1, 2012
Subject: great music
I recently discovered this live concert, and I really enjoyed all the sounds form crazy stuff hearing the concert and, off course, everyone on the band are simple great playing!
Reviewer: cosmic charlie how do you do - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 2, 2011
Subject: really really happily suprised
I have to come out from underneath my rock...this group is exellent..thank you to whomever downloaded this show..i hope they play near albany, new york......i would definetly pay to see this group...peace..
Reviewer: urban hippie - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 11, 2010
Subject: !
Very Cool!
Reviewer: lotushead - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 11, 2010
Subject: Finally a top downloaded show worthy of it!
This is some nice slick grooves, and sound quality is topnotch. Finally I have faith that people aren't just downloading the show based on the numbers alone. OAR and Patterson Hood are reserved for the sheeps. This is true music!
Reviewer: Dagon333 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 11, 2009
Subject: This is nice... but
Yeah, this is a nice little show... but if you haven't listened, or downloaded 4-23-05 or 1-06-06 then you are truly missing out on something wonderful. I'm NOT bashing this show at all, it's great, but IMHO the two I'm referencing are far better.
Peace and much groove!
Reviewer: JeffyD - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 13, 2009
Subject: Face: Melted
Wow, this show just boiled my brain and melted my face! Awesome, amazing, tight, dynamic! Both the playing and quality of the recording. Thanks to the uploader, you just made my week.
Reviewer: the_woof - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 18, 2008
Subject: This show is amazing
Never heard better. And it's almost 3 hours long. I'm surprised these guys didn't get famous, because they're amazing musicians with great music.
Reviewer: cosmoscreed - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 15, 2008
Subject: More Epic Performances
If you enjoyed this show, you need to check out CHINGUS at the Bobolink Music Festival 05
up here on archive. This band shared the stage with Global Funk on many occasions, including at the Bean Scene, and at the Bobolink Music Festival. Chingus is one of Northern California's most under-appreciated jam bands-check them out.
Reviewer: VT EYES - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 14, 2008
Subject: The Bean Scene
Wow! This show is the heat! I can proudly say I attended this show, and it was a dance party. The Bean Scene was a cool place and Global Funk was a great band. The venue was this little 300 person Coffee house/Jazz and Bluegrass club. Many legendary shows occured at the Bean Scene and some are on Archive. It is wild that this show has become so popular because of the obscurity of the band and location.
Reviewer: ejanuska - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 13, 2008
Subject: Great sound, total funk
I don't know what reviewer were listening to when they said the "sound was kinda lame". That is insane. Get this and crank it up!
Reviewer: easy jim - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 22, 2008
Subject: Check out Trunk Fulla Funk
Thanks for the show. I enjoyed listening.

If you like Anthony Smith's stuff from the Global Funk days, you shoudl check out his current project: Anthony Smith's Trunk Fulla Funk. There's one show up there now from this year, and more to come.

Thanks to Anthony for being so taper-friendly.
Reviewer: dirty sancho - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 15, 2008
Subject: New Funky
will def. catch these guys in the ATL. sound is kinda lame.
Reviewer: bfloPETE - favoritefavorite - February 28, 2008
Subject: sound chatter
Nice effort but way too much crowd chatter especially for a matrix. Thanks for the effort but I'll pass on downloading this.
Reviewer: Golgi Apparatus - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 21, 2006
Subject: Good stuff
Man these guys are solid. I am spreading the news to all my jam band buddies. I 'd love for them to come to Asheville sometime. The music has a real flow to it. Get these guys east!
Reviewer: Groundribs - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 21, 2005
Subject: These guys are good!
This is a great GFC show, great recroding and a the band is feeling good. Check out the moon and though the encore is sitting there alone, "Demons" is very much worth the time getting. I think the best track of the show.

As a band I would describe them as 60% funk/jazz, 40% rock (to be as general as possible). Get it if you like solid jam with nasty funk riffs.
Reviewer: Jose Gaspar - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 24, 2005
Subject: Redefines "Playing Their Asses Off"
I agree with all of the following reviews, even the one I don't completely understand! The amazing thing about this energetic THREE-HOUR set is the lack of duplication with the two-hour show recorded less than 30 days earlier. The keyboard work here is outstanding and by itself worth the disk space. The recording is studio quality and has more of a live "feel" than the earlier show.
Reviewer: MushroomEagle - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 13, 2004
Subject: Good Luck
I randomly downloaded this show for the hell of it...and was NOT disappointed. These guys have real talent, and they can definitely drop the funk. I especially enjoyed Spank through New Century Suite. That section is a real mind bender. Love the synth and grooves. This is a band all should look into.
Reviewer: ikav36 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 3, 2004
Subject: da phunk
you this band is ill its the straight phunk i cant waight till they come to the north east so disko and the pixies can tour w them but this show is il from begging to end
Reviewer: saved by rock and roll - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 28, 2004
Subject: good show
id never listened to this band before but i have to say this is a good sounding group. great muscians. overall good sound say if u want to try a new jam then these guys will work
Reviewer: micropolyphony. - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 18, 2004
Subject: funktafied
the playing in this show is everything big daddy woo woo insists it to be. inspired and down right unbelievable at times! the SBD is fantastic so grab this one boys and girl.
Reviewer: ILovemusic - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 9, 2004
Subject: well, this is a great show
wow the groves are the shit and this it the best gfc show i've heard from a recording
Reviewer: jclsoeh - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 16, 2004



Reviewer: Big Daddy WooWoo - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 15, 2004
Subject: Best Global Show of 2004 (so far)
This was a special night for the band. The jams were hot, the crowd was wild and this recording sounds great.
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